Live The Radio Recordings
(Book). This lively blast from the past peels back the many layers of the Top 40 phenomenon: the DJs, fans, singles, jingles, dedications, contests, requests and more. The book features interviews with such renowned radio personalities and programmers as Casey Kasem, Dick Clark, Wolfman Jack, "Cousin Brucie" Morrow, Gary Owens and many others, and includes an exclusive CD with "airchecks" rare recordings from 16 legendary DJs on actual Top 40 broadcasts so that readers can hear the crazed, creative and compelling voices that made Top 40 so memorable.
Nevin Grant, avid record collector and musician, left law school in the 1960s to pursue a career in radio - and became part of music history, leading one of the nation's most influential stations to become an acclaimed hit-maker on Top 40 CKOC radio. Growing up with the Hits! offers his insightful recollections on the music, times, books, movies, fads, fashions and pop culture icons of 1955-1989 - a must read! - Michael Davie, author, Winning Ways Nevin on Nevin - and the times of our lives: "I became a serious collector of 45 rpm recordings in the mid-Fifties.
Finally, a guide for Beatles fans in the Internet Age. This volume, newly remastered by author Kevin Segura for 2009, details the group's voluminous available recordings- including meticulous detail regarding their early BBC radio recordings, live concerts and a comprehensive look at the ill-fated "Get Back" recording sessions of 1969. All of this in addition to a catalogue of their classic EMI recordings, which are being restored and re-released in September of 2009! Originally published as "I'll Get You: The Beatle Music Index" in 1993, the book became a fan favorite for its balanced, scholastic reach; and in the intervening years, there's been a steady demand for an updated volume, to reflect new discoveries in The Beatles' recorded legacy.
In this slim, lively book our foremost historian of country music recalls the lost worlds of pioneering fiddlers and pickers, balladeers and yodelers. As he looks at "hillbilly" music's pre-commercial era and its early popular growth through radio and recordings, Bill C. Malone shows us that it was a product not only of the British Isles but of diverse African, German, Spanish, French, and Mexican influences.
The music of a generation. Dance music remotes from restaurants, ballrooms, hotels, and nightspots were one of radio's most enduring formats. First heard in the early 1920s, band remotes lingered on until the early 1970s as a feature of late-night programming. The remotes were usually unsullied by commercial sponsorship, and above all, they were live, preserving the music with a fresh spontaneity that explodes past the confines of the more familiar - and often abridged - studio recordings.
Cary Grant, one of the most enduring stars in the history of Hollywood history, is the subject of this unique bio-bibliography that places equal emphasis on the actor's professional and private lives. Each chapter examines a different aspect of Grant's life and career, beginning with a biography and a chronology of important events. Comprehensive listings of Grant's films, stage appearances, radio and television credits, and recordings thoroughly trace his professional life, while an annotated bibliography provides important material for further research.
This is the second part of EJS: Discography of the Edward J. Smith Recordings, covering Smith's remaining private releases and providing an Addendum to supplement and correct the Golden Age of Opera listings. Discography entries are detailed, and many are descriptive. Cumulative indexes of artists, works performed, live performances, radio and television broadcasts, commercial films, LP matrix numbers, and LP titles follow the discographies.